The Seriousness of Play: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Haida Manga is a contemporary art form that offers a playful way of viewing and engaging with social issues as it seeks participation, dialogue, reflection and action. Influenced by both the tradition of Haida iconography and contemporary Asian visual culture, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas has created an artistic practice celebrated for its vitality and originality by an international audience engaged in issues of ethnicity, identity and relationships.


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April 20 to October 2, 2016


"Haida Manga exhibition explores identity, environmentalism and the human condition"
The Source

"Being serious about play is no joke for Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas"
The Vancouver Sun

"Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas’s imagery speaks across cultures"
The Georgia Straight